Meet the Team


Gerard Alford

B.Econ. Dip. Ed. M.Ed. 
Gerard is an author and the Director of itc Publications, established in 2002.

Gerard has over 17 years' experience as a full time secondary school teacher in the UK, Queensland and Tasmania. He has held a number of senior positions including Head of Faculty, Director of Studies and Dean of Staff.

Gerard is the editor and co-author of the innovative teacher's companion, which has sold over 750 000 copies in Australia and New Zealand. He is also the co-author of the best-selling innovative students' companion and the beginning teachers' companion.

Gerard completed his Master of Education with his dissertation on productive pedagogies which incorporated lesson observations.

He is a regular presenter at education conferences both nationally and internationally. 

Gerard is passionate in promoting engaging and effective evidence-based teaching methods. 

Presentations at International Conferences:

  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (USA)
  • The International Association for the Study of Co-operation in Education (2012)
  • The 11th World Convention of the International Confederation of Principals (2013)
  • The 4th International Conference on Teaching, Education and Learning (London, 2018)